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Primary Sources

Need primary sources for your research project? Check out these links.

World Digital Library

You can search by time, place or event. Scanned copies of the documents are included.

 

National Archives Digital Vaults

This is a US History site compiled by the National Archive

 

100 Terrific Sites for Primary Source

This is a great list of resources with everything from libraries, museums, and  academic sources. The list is also broken down by types of information: history, art, census etc.

Homework Help

 Bibliography examples Using MLA format

The Purdue OWL site provides samples of citations as well as entire sample papers. Find detailed instructions for citing any kind of reference.

 

CIA- the World Factbook

The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.

 

Discovery Education: Students

Discovery Education offers free student resources that bring learning to life both inside and outside the classroom. We invite you to take a look at our interactive games, videos, contests, virtual labs and activities designed to help you dive deeper into a topic —and have fun too!

 

History – It’s Happening

Good starting point for a US History Project. Search or browse documents, videos, speeches, selected articles, and websites. Links to other great resources. A free site created by EBSCO Publishing.

Internet Public Library 2(ipl2)

Currently hosted by Drexel University, this site is the new iteration of the original IPL. Search for information by topic or age group. This free site includes newspaper and magazine resources as well as information on fun topic like graphic novels.

 

Khan Academy

Originally a series of math tutorials on youtube, Khan academy has its own site now and covers many different educational topics. Their motto is “Learn almost anything for free”.

 

Nation Master

Welcome to NationMaster, a massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations. NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, UN, and OECD. Using the form above, you can generate maps and graphs on all kinds of statistics with ease.

 

Nesmith Library Databases

Ebsco, American History, Literature Reviews, Science and more.

 

World Atlas

The ultimate online geography source, World Atlas includes maps, country statistics, timelines, flags, famous natives and more.

 

 

 Mrs. Brikiatis will be available every Wednesday afternoon from 4-8pm for homework help.

So if you need help finding resources, structuring papers, finding help for a particular subject, or writing bibliographies she’ll be here.

Teacher Resources

Library Cards – All Windham employees are eligible for library cards. Your current school ID or a paystub are all you need to sign up.

School Projects – Have an assignment or project going on? Contact us and we will be happy to pull resources and place them in a designated space for your students’ convenience.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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